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Youth kills self after being denied treatment

THE ASIAN AGE. | AKSHAYA KUMAR SAHOO
Published : Jul 25, 2018, 2:06 am IST
Updated : Jul 25, 2018, 2:06 am IST

Following the incident, father of the youth lodged a police complaint alleging negligence on the part of hospitals.

(Representational image)
 (Representational image)

Keonjgar: A youth under Soso police limits in Keonjhar district diagnosed as HIV+ve committed suicide after he was allegedly denied treatment by a local hospital. Body of the youth was on Tuesday found hanging from a tree near the village pond.

Following the incident, father of the youth lodged a police complaint alleging negligence on the part of hospitals. As per reports, the youth working as an iron smith in Puducherry met with a road accident two months back and received severe injuries on his leg and hand. However, while undergoing treatment in a hospital in Puducherry, he was tested HIV+ve.

Tags: hiv, committed suicide